“Building on extensive real-life experience with EBP, this expert team from University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics provides vital guidance to clinicians at the cutting edge of care improvement.” –Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, MS, RN, ANEF, FAAN Castella Endowed Distinguished Professor School of Nursing and Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science (CTSA) University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio “This new edition is essential for all who want to deliver evidence-based care. Beautifully organized, it is readable, practical, and user-friendly.” –Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor Emerita, University of Iowa College of Nursing Distinguished Nurse Scientist in Aging, Reynolds Center Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, College of Nursing “Evidence-Based Practice in Action, Second Edition, will continue to ensure high-quality, evidence-based care is implemented in healthcare systems across the country — and the world. It should also be a well-worn tool in every implementation scientist’s toolkit. –Heather Schacht Reisinger, PhD Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Associate Director for Engagement, Integration and Implementation Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Iowa Translate knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. The biggest barrier to effective evidence-based practice (EBP) is the failure to effectively translate available knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. This failure is rarely due to lack of information, understanding, or experience. In fact, it usually comes down to a simple lack of tools and absence of a clear plan to integrate EBP into care. Problem solved: Evidence-Based Practice in Action, Second Edition, is a time-tested, application-oriented EBP resource for any EBP process model and is organized based on The Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care. This book offers a proven, detailed plan to help nurses and healthcare professionals promote and achieve EBP implementation, adoption, sustained use. TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1: Identify Triggering Issues/Opportunities Chapter 2: State the Question or Purpose Chapter 3: Is This Topic a Priority? Chapter 4: Form a Team Chapter 5: Assemble, Appraise, and Synthesize Body of Evidence Chapter 6: Is There Sufficient Evidence? Chapter 7: Design and Pilot the Practice Change Chapter 8: Evaluation Chapter 9: Implementation Chapter 10: Is Change Appropriate for Adoption in Practice? Chapter 11: Integrate and Sustain the Practice Change Chapter 12: Disseminate Results Appendix A: The Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care Appendix B: Iowa Implementation for Sustainability Framework Appendix C: Select Evidence-Based Practice Models Appendix D: Glossary
One of the biggest challenges of evidence-based practice (EBP) is translating knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. Failure to execute EBP well is rarely due to lack of information, understanding, or experience; rather, it comes down to lack of tools and practicality for implementing EBP into care.Evidence-Based Practice in Action is a unique, application-oriented EBP resource of the latest Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care. This book offers a detailed plan to guide nurses and healthcare leaders in promoting EBP adoption and implementation.This practical, easy-to-use guide directs healthcare leaders through preparing, implementing, and evaluating any EBP process model and provides tools for topic selection, literature searches, research and evidence review, implementation, and evaluation. The authors provide comprehensive building blocks along with strategies, tools, and tips to guide individuals and teams who make the important day-to-day decisions that ultimately affect patient outcomes.
Evidence-Based Practice in Action is a unique, application-oriented EBP resource of the latest Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care. This book offers a detailed plan to guide nurses and healthcare leaders in promoting EBP adoption and implementation.
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice, 5th Edition, is a bestselling, easy-to-use guide to translating research findings to nursing practice and applying practice data for superior clinical decision-making. Using conversational writing, inspiring quotes, and an enhanced, case-based approach, AJN award-winning authors Bernadette Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt demystify evidence-based practice to help students deliver optimal patient care and become better nurses.
This companion workbook to Evidence-Based Practice in Action: Comprehensive Strategies, Tools, and Tips From the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics contains resources to facilitate adoption of EBP practices. While created to work seamlessly with The Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care, these resources are applicable to any EBP change or model.
Winner of the 1st-place American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award in nursing research/evidence-based practice for 2021! Burns & Grove’s The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence, 9th Edition is the trusted resource for those wanting to master the research methods that are foundational to evidence-based practice. This highly respected textbook covers how to appraise and apply existing research evidence, as well as how to participate in research and quality improvement projects. This new 9th edition has been extensively updated to reflect today’s focus on online research in the digital era and includes clear, step-by-step guidelines for all major quantitative and qualitative research approaches — including supporting examples from the latest high-quality literature. There’s also new content on translational research, coverage of the most current research tools and techniques, and an increased use of illustrations, tables, and other visuals to help engage visually oriented readers of all levels. Coverage of quantitative, qualitative, and other research methodologies provides a solid foundation to conduct, appraise, and apply research evidence to the realities of today's clinical practice. Balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods addresses the qualitative research methodologies that are often the starting point of research projects, particularly in magnet hospitals and DNP programs. Clear, comprehensive coverage is organized into five units that include: an introduction to nursing research; coverage of the research process; application for evidence-based health care; how to analyze data, determine outcomes, and disseminate research; and how to propose and seek funding for research. Strong emphasis on evidence-based practice addresses this key graduate-level QSEN competency and reinforces how to generate research evidence and appraise and synthesize existing research for application to clinical practice. Rich examples from nursing literature bring research principles to life. Emphasis on the most currently used research methodologies focuses on the methods used in both quantitative research and qualitative research, as well as outcomes research and mixed-methods research. Coverage of digital data collection examines the use of online research tools. Quick-reference summaries include a table of research methods inside the front cover and a list of types of research syntheses (with definitions) inside the back cover. Helpful user resources are included with each new text purchase on the companion Evolve website and feature 400 interactive review questions along with a library of 10 full-text research articles.
Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. The only text that covers all four major methods of drug calculation, Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 7th Edition emphasizes patient safety above all else. It reflects the medications used in clinical practice today, with clear guidelines on the latest drug administration forms, techniques, and devices for both general and specialty areas. Plus, its user-friendly format and abundance of practice problems make it easy to understand and apply key drug calculation concepts. Coverage of all 4 major drug calculation methods - ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis - allows you to apply the method that works best for you. A section on specialty areas and lifespan prepares you for the wide range of clinical calculations needed to practice in pediatric, critical care, labor & delivery, and community settings. Caution boxes alert you to problems or issues related to various drugs and their administration. A comprehensive post-test enables you to test your understanding of key concepts from the text. Current drug information ensures you are familiar with the most commonly used drugs in clinical practice. Up-to-date content on the latest drug administration techniques and devices helps you master the various forms of drug administration, including oral, intravenous, intra-muscular, subcutaneous, and other routes. Remember boxes identify pertinent concepts you should commit to memory. Note boxes emphasize important points related to concepts presented in each chapter. NEW! Prevention of Medication Errors chapter emphasizes patient safety to help you avoid common drug calculation and administration mistakes. NEW! Updated recommendations from The Joint Commission and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices offer helpful guidelines for reducing medication errors to ensure safe patient care outcomes. NEW! Updated medication label and equipment photos reflect the latest medications and technology used in drug administration.